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DOST-PCHRD supports AMPLiFieD System to ease bottl...
29 May 2020 06:47 - Catherine Joy C. Dimailig



As the Philippines hopes to transition from the COVID-19-induced community quarantine to the new normal, it is imperative that targeted mass testing is in place in order to contain further spread of the SARS-CoV2 virus. While national and local efforts to source diagnostic kits have been succes [ ... ]

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DOST completes delivery of COVID-19 specimen colle...
29 May 2020 05:19 - Christine Jane M. Gonzalez

To accelerate COVID-19 mass testing in the Philippines while protecting frontline healthcare workers during specimen collection, the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) delivered and installed 132 specimen collection booths (SCBs) to 89 DOH-identified hospitals and healthcare facilities acro [ ... ]

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PH among countries with important progress in heal...
27 May 2020 03:29 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

The World Health Organization (WHO) cites the Philippines as a model for low- to middle-income countries with a comprehensive national strategy for health research based on the Health Evidence Network (HEN) report, “What is the evidence on policies, interventions and tools for establishing and/or  [ ... ]

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General Rules on Grant Assistance Requested from t...
19 May 2020 09:00 - Alyana Kaye Bacarra

For those inquiring about COVID-19-related research, please be informed of the following guidelines:

All letters of requests or inquiries on researches are processed by the PCHRD Help Desk or the concerned division within the council. Senders of requests for assistance will be informed of the  [ ... ]

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Filipino researchers to develop disinfection cubic...
19 May 2020 02:44 - Christine Jane M. Gonzalez

To increase safety protocols for healthcare workers, Filipino researchers are developing a disinfection technology called SaniPod, a self-containing cubicle similar to air showers meant for sanitizing frontliners as they exit COVID-19 patient wards.

With over 2,000 healthcare workers now infected w [ ... ]

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DOST-PCHRD Scholar is country's finalist to the AS...
19 May 2020 02:08 - Jwynne Gwyneth Macan

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in collaboration with the United States Government (US) and the Underwriters Laboratories (UL) announced Dr. Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel of the University of Santo Tomas (UST) as the country’s finalist for the annual Science Prize for Women last Apri [ ... ]

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